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Chocolate Frosted Cupcakes

Photo: Lisa Hubbard
Yield 24 cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil

Nutrition Information

  • calcium 36 mg
  • calories 234
  • caloriesfromfat 0 %
  • carbohydrate 33 g
  • cholesterol 37 mg
  • fat 11 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • iron 1 mg
  • protein 2 mg
  • satfat 4 g
  • sodium 159 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oven to 375° F. Line a 24-muffin tin with cupcake papers.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cake mix, eggs, and oil, along with the amount of water called for by the package directions. Beat until well combined. Fill each cup 2/3 full. Place in oven and bake until a toothpick inserted into a cupcake's center comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Remove the cupcakes from the pan and place on a wire rack; allow them to cool completely before frosting with Quick Chocolate Buttercream.